There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Stornoway by plane, bus, train or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Glasgow  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY

$93 - $273

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Bus, ferry  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$55 - $78

3 alternative options

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY

$95 - $329

Train, bus, ferry  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$74 - $96

Bus, ferry via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride X27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Ullapool Ferry Terminal to Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal

$63 - $89

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Stornoway is to bus and ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 9 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Stornoway is to fly which costs £70 - £210 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Stornoway is 182 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Stornoway without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 9 h 2 min and costs £55 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Glasgow to Stornoway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Stornoway. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £7.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Stornoway.
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  • Distance: 181.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Stornoway, Scotland?

Loganair flies from Glasgow to Stornoway 4 times a day.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway via Benbecula
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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